Philippines - Execution of a Canadian hostage – Statement issued by Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development (June 14, 2016)


On behalf of France, I condemn the cowardly murder of Robert Hall by a terrorist group in the southern Philippines.

I extend my wholehearted condolences to his family. At this difficult time, we stand alongside the Canadian authorities and people.

France reaffirms its solidarity with Canada and the Philippines in the fight against terrorism.